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A First Farewell

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 26 2021
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Mar 18 2021
A First Farewell

The plight of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority—and of families everywhere—is explored in this tale of three Uyghur elementary school children in a rural farming community who are forced to adapt to China’s Mandarin-language educational system.

China | 2018 | Lina Wang

The plight of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority—and of families everywhere—is explored in this affecting, beautifully photographed tale of three Uyghur elementary school children in a rural farming community who are forced to adapt to China’s Mandarin-language educational system. The non-professional actors are superb. “A subtle yet incisive look at how China’s Muslim minority grapples with the pressure to ditch their own culture and conform to the social norms

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